Name Kathryn

Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Kathryn

Kathryn is a ♀ female name.

Origin of Kathryn

Kathryn is an English short form of the name Katharina and derived from the Greek name Aikaterine / Αἰκατερίνη, which derived from the Greek name Hekaterine / Ἑκατερινη and from Hekate / Ἑκάτη, the Greek goddess of magic.

Meaning of Kathryn

Kathryn means “pure” (from ancient Greek “katharós/κᾰθᾰρός”), “each of the two” (from ancient Greek “hekáteros/ἑκᾰ́τερος”), “one hundred” (from ancient Greek “hekatón/ἑκᾰτόν”), “far away” (from ancient Greek “hekás/ἑκᾰ́ς”), but as well “torture” (from ancient Greek “aikíā/αἰκῐ́ᾱ”).

Pronunciation of Kathryn

Variants of the name Kathryn

Cathrin Catrin Kathrin Katrin

Kathryn in the categories

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Name Statistic: Kathryn is ranked #2380 overall ↓↓ -225

  • 🇦🇹 Austria: 1471 ↓↓ -365
  • 🇪🇸 Spain: 1688 ↓↓ -209
  • 🇺🇸 United States: 1778 ↓↓ -181
  • 🇩🇪 Germany: 1910 ↓↓ -219
  • 🇮🇪 Ireland: 1992 ↑↑ 1353
  • 🇬🇧 Great Britain: 2105 ↓↓ -165
  • 🇨🇦 Canada: 2555 ↓↓ -449
  • 🇧🇪 Belgium: 3934 ↓↓ -703
  • 🇦🇺 Australia: 4382 ↓ -77
  • 🇵🇹 Portugal: 4688 ↑↑ 666
  • 🇫🇷 France: 4790 ↓↓ -902
  • 🇩🇰 Denmark: 4937 ↓↓ -1000
  • 🇳🇱 Netherlands: 4963 ↓↓ -833
  • 🇸🇪 Sweden: 5010 ↑↑ 4835
  • 🇨🇭 Switzerland: 5610 ↓↓ -1164
  • 🇳🇿 New Zealand: 5735 ↑↑ 2275
  • 🇫🇮 Finland: 5915 ↑↑ 1028
  • 🇱🇮 Liechtenstein: 10495 ↑↑ 271
  • 🇳🇴 Norway: 11538 ↓↓ -160
Name Kathryn

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